Vance, Oz and Trump’s $89 million debt to McConnell

Vance, Oz and Trump’s $89 million debt to McConnell

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press The election results arrived late for our deadline on Tuesday, we’re sorry to say, although you can check OpinionJournal.com for our online coverage overnight. But one thing we can say, even before all the votes are counted: If Republicans JD Vance and Mehmet Oz win … Read more

‘Save our children’

‘Save our children’

Parents have created some unlikely candidates in Tuesday’s election.

Israel’s right-wing coalition gets the cold shoulder from Biden

Israel’s right-wing coalition gets the cold shoulder from Biden

The victory of Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition has many on the left lamenting the end of democracy in Israel. Even before the vote began, Sen. Robert Menendez (D., NJ) threatened damage to bilateral relations if Israelis voted to the right. The State Department has said it would boycott some right-wing ministers, and President Biden waited … Read more

Biden’s closing argument: Higher energy prices

Biden’s closing argument: Higher energy prices

President Joe Biden at a rally Sunday night for Gov. Kathy Hochul (D., NY) at Sarah Lawrence College in Westchester County. Photo: Ron Adar/Zuma Press It’s midterm campaign season, and American voters are clearly upset about energy costs. So it is particularly odd that President Joe Biden, just before Election Day, is stressing his opposition … Read more

Donald Trump performs for . . . Donald Trump

Donald Trump performs for .  .  .  Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s allies say the former president, who lost in 2020, will announce as early as next week that he is running for the White House again in 2024. If you doubt that, Mr. Trump is already taunting his fellow Republicans and potential rivals before Tuesday’s midterm elections. Mr. Trump held a rally Saturday in … Read more

Biden Embarrasses Joe Manchin – WSJ

Biden Embarrasses Joe Manchin – WSJ

President Joe Biden speaks in Carlsbad, California on November 4. Photo: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Occasionally, President Biden blurts out what he really means, even if it’s politically or diplomatically embarrassing. He did it again Friday when he said his administration will close coal plants across America. Even if true, his comment won’t help Democratic Senate … Read more

Crime does not pay for Democrats

Crime does not pay for Democrats

NYPD detectives and police officers investigate a crime scene in New York City, Oct. 11. Photo: Bruce Cotler/Zuma Press Lee Zeldin was always a longshot for governor in Democratic New York. But one problem has given him a real chance: crime. A poll this week from the Pew Research Center underscores why it has become … Read more

The taxes that must not be mentioned

The taxes that must not be mentioned

West Allis, Wis. More than a decade after former Gov. Scott Walker signed legislative reforms to protect Wisconsin taxpayers from the increasingly expensive burdens of state employee unions, Democrats still can’t stop talking about him — even if they can’t bring themselves to mention his name . Mr. Walker left office nearly four years ago … Read more

Biden’s Missing Democracy Pages – WSJ

Biden’s Missing Democracy Pages – WSJ

President Biden gave a televised speech Wednesday night, telling Americans that “democracy is on the ballot for all of us.” He warned at Union Station of political violence, saying all candidates need to respect election results for democracy to prevail and thrive. He also linked the recent attack on Paul Pelosi to the January 6 … Read more

A Biden-Xi summit presents the latest challenge to US-China ties

A Biden-Xi summit presents the latest challenge to US-China ties

WASHINGTON – Increasingly adversarial relations between the United States and China face their next test as the two governments attempt to arrange a summit between President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping later this month. Senior officials and aides have argued over whether the leaders will meet around the Group of 20 summit of major … Read more